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All of the links in this section are open education resources that SNN has visited and reviewed. Most of the links are from federal government agencies and nonprofit organizations that manage libraries, museums, and galleries throughout the country. There are also international organizations included in the database, a database that will continue to expand as SNN reviews additional educational resources.

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Valley Forge National Historical Park
Valley Forge National Historical Park - Pennsylvania (National Park Service, NPS)

Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

Vatican - The Holy See
The Vatican - The Holy See (Pope Francis)

Vermont
official website of the state of Vermont; Montpelier (capital)

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
veterans organization tracing its roots to 1899

VEX Robotics Competition
VEX Robotics Competition to connect students, mentors and schools to technology-based programs and careers (The Robotics Education and Competition Foundation)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial (the Wall) on the National Mall in Washington (National Park Service)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Vietnam Veterans of America
Vietnam Veterans of America

Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation
A site in memory of the women who served in Vietnam and first hand accounts of women in the war.

Violins of Hope
Violins of Hope: violins once played by Holocaust victims that have been restored by Amnon Weinstein of Tel Aviv, Israel

Violins of Hope - Cleveland
Violins of Hope exhibit that was in Cleveland at the Maltz Museum in 2015-2016

Virginia
official website of the state of Virginia; Richmond (capital)

Volcano World
Volcano World - Oregon State University

Voting Rights Act (primary source doc)
Voting Rights of 1965 signed by President Lyndon Johnson one year after enacting the Civil Rights Act

   
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  • Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history
    Dec. 12, 2019 - Nestled in front of a warm, cozy fire is not the be-all and end-all for millions of birders. Birders relish being out in the cold. They like to watch - and count - their fine-feathered friends. The National Audubon Society is hosting its annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC). It's now in its 120th year. Counting begins Saturday!
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  • Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers
    Dec. 9, 2019 - Imagine operating a ship on the Great Lakes in 1898. August and Herman Schuenemann, brothers, annually made the treacherous trek on icy waters to sell and give away Christmas trees at Chicago's waterfront.
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  • Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history
    Dec. 12, 2019 - Birders are people who like to watch birds. They watch birds on purpose. They even like to be outside when it's cold. Birders like their fine-feathered friends (birds). For 120 years, birders have been counting birds on Christmas. The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) begins Saturday.
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  • Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers
    Dec. 9, 2019 - Each November in Chicago, a ship pulls into a dock. It has hundreds of Christmas trees. The trees traveled on the Great Lakes to reach Chicago. The trip is a tribute to August and Herman Schuenemann who were brothers.
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